U.S. Rep. Kay Granger has a theory about why Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has made progress fixing problems in its F-35 program: There are now some women in charge.
The city received a $3.38 million federal grant Thursday that will be used to help fill vacant positions left open in the Fort Worth Fire Department during budget cutbacks last year.
The department lost 24 positions through attrition in the 2014 budget, said Richard Harrison, public information officer for the department.
They were unlikely soldiers.
The small band of middle-aged art experts, artists, educators and architects who signed up during World War II to join President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s program to protect and secure European art treasures were on a mission to find the paintings, sculptures and other cultural touchstones stolen by the Nazis for their art-obsessed Führer.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, introduced a bill recently to honor the “Monuments Men” of World War II with the Congressional Gold Medal for rescuing art from the Nazis.
Wherever there is pain and suffering, there should be people of God, said Bob Roberts, senior pastor of NorthWood Church.
With that in mind, the progressive Keller church recently established a campus in downtown Fort Worth.
Cmdr. Warren Cupps wears his Fort Worth cowboy boots and a Stetson hat on the bridge of “the best ship on the water.”
“There’s no doubt in my mind that the USS Fort Worth will be successful, because the sailors manning LCS ships are the best the Navy has got,” Cupps said.
Congressional representatives Kay Granger and Roger Williams applauded the House vote Friday that will keep the federal government operating for now while defunding Obamacare, the president’s controversial national health care law.
Granger, R-Fort Worth, whose 12th Texas District includes Parker County, said the country cannot afford a government shutdown.
Each passing month, the United States falls dangerously behind in preparation to meet increasing global threats, warns U.S. Rep. Kay Granger from Texas.
When it comes to current or former occupations of state and federal lawmakers, that of insurance producer is not one of the most commonly listed, but perhaps it should be.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger wants to keep budget cutting in Washington from cutting jobs in Fort Worth.
The veteran congresswoman echoed her commitment to local jobs Thursday in a visit to AVX Aircraft Co., a local aerospace startup. She called North Texas defense contractors “our lifeblood” for economic prosperity.